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flamboyant - ornate; highly elaborate; richly colored; ostentatious; showy; CF. flame
halting - hesitant; faltering; not fluent; Ex. halting steps/voice; V. halt: proceed or act with uncertainty; falter; hesitate; waver; stop
upright - (sitting or standing) straight up; honest; moral
abject - (of a condition) wretched; as low as possible; lacking pride; very humble; showing lack of self-respect; Ex. abject apology
edify - instruct; correct morally
rote - repetition; memorization through repetition without understanding; Ex. learn poetry by rote
tatter - torn piece of cloth; ADJ. tattered: (of clothes) old and torn; (of a person) dressed in old torn clothes
soporific - sleep-causing; marked by sleepiness; drowsy
caption - title; chapter heading; text under illustration
cognitive - having to do with knowing or perceiving related to the mental processes; N. cognition: the mental process of knowing